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Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-4540
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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We were a bit bummed not to have been able to secure a reservation at Araxi 2 weeks prior to our trip, and even still no room when we tried to check for cancellations. When I inquired by e-mail, they suggested that we try walking...More

Thank zaz936
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an amazing dining experience from start to finish. If you are in Whistler and appreicate fine dining, do not miss Araxi. Experience was top notch - food, service, selections, wine list - all exceptional. This was so good we went twice, and would...More

Thank Rod A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the better restaurant in town. We had dinner in the main dining room one night and everything was very good, but it’s pricey. We were in Whistler for 4 days and literally ate here everyday for Happy Hour (3-5pm). They have...More

Thank LuvtoSafari
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow wow wow! What more can one say about this iconic Whistler restaurant. It definitely met and exceeded our expectations. The ending was particularly good as we were able to choose a fantastic Armagnac off their incredible spirits list to cap things off .

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 5 days ago

First meal in Whistler after a long drive. Delicious. All three meals were great, I had halibut cooked to perfection. The boy had a pasta with mushroom sauce which I was able to sample, very good as well.

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice dinner at Araxi. The food was of excellent quality. Service was mostly good but waiter was BS-ing us when discussing a wine choice. A restaurant this size and price should have a sommelier. The oysters were excellent. Had a dozen assorted varieties....More

Thank tripdokta
ToptableGroupTeam, Manager at Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi tripdokta, Thank you for providing us with your feedback regarding your recent visit to Araxi. It’s regrettable to hear that our in-house sommelier team was unable to offer you assistance during your dining experience. We thank you again for writing to us and will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oysters, caviar, wine, you name it, they are really the Best! I am definetly coming Back, Lucinda is the Best!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We left Araxi last night after a 3 1/2 hour ordeal. Our group of 6-8 friends dine at Araxi 2-3 times a season and have previously had great experiences. It was fine dining with the expected wonderful food and impeccable , albeit ,at times ,...More

Thank Leeds1013
ToptableGroupTeam, Manager at Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leeds1013, It’s regretful to hear that your recent visit fell short in delivering the true Araxi experience that you’ve enjoyed over your prior visits. We thank you for your understanding in regards to the delayed service and will be sure to share your comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first dinner in Whistler and we were pleasantly surprised. The place was vey busy and it had a great vibe. We started with oysters and had to make another order because they were phenomenal. Service is great!

Thank OraNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Araxi in Whistler is a perfect apres ski delight! The cocktails, freshly shucked oysters, housemade pasta, truffle popcorn and desserts were all fantastic. Just as wonderful is the exceptionally friendly and courteous staff. Our compliments to Ross (the bartender), who was always very attentive and...More

Thank Cheryl H
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hkico1
21 November 2017|
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Response from Katie A | Reviewed this property |
they only take reservations at that time a year
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mauiwithkids
10 July 2016|
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Response from Heidi E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'm sure you could check their website.
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Paul S
4 November 2015|
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Response from Dan468 | Reviewed this property |
Most countries do not celebrate foreign holidays. Just as it is unlikely to find a Thanksgiving dinner in the US on the Canadian holiday, the same is true in reverse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$39
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
    (Whistler Village Square)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-4540
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Description
The culinary cornerstone in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long held international reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality. As an early pioneer of farm to table dining, Executive Chef James Walt's seasonally focused menus celebrate the excellence of locally sourced ingredients. Walt's innovative and skillfully executed dishes-from savoury starters through delicious desserts-deliver intelligent compositions and unforgettable flavours. Centrally located in the main square of the village, Araxi boasts a contemporary dining room coloured in warm earth tones - and a sleek Oyster Bar that exudes the passion and craftsmanship that lie at the heart of the restaurant. The lively lounge, which features a year-round indoor/outdoor bar, is Whistler's favourite gathering place for both locals and visitors alike.
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